not very serious or significantShe is known for a number of minor roles in films.
No detail was too small to escape her attention.
He was feared by other, lesser, men.
Sixty of his subordinate officers followed his example.
She confessed her astonishment at her light sentence.
It's only made a slight difference.
Refugee problems remained of secondary importance.
Rows would start over petty things.
the inferior status of women in many societies
I don't like to visit the doctor just for something trivial.
The guests had each paid £250, no trifling sum.
In 1949 it was still a small, insignificant city.
Managers are convinced that the strike will have a negligible effect.
It was an unimportant job, and paid very little.
She had no interest in such paltry concerns.
a reminder of how inconsequential their lives were
He was a man of great charm and not inconsiderable wit.
nickel-and-dime (US, slang)
lesser or secondary in size, frequency, or importance than others of the same kinda minor poet and wannabe actor
He was an unknown writer.
The hymn was written by an obscure Greek composer.
lightweight, , ,
Some of the discussion in the book is lightweight and unconvincing.
a small-time actress and model
two-bit (US, informal)
a person below the age of legal majorityThe approach has virtually ended cigarette sales to minors.
This film is not suitable for children.
gangs of youths who broke windows and looted shops
As a teenager he attended the local high school.
young mums with infants in prams
Adolescents are happiest with small groups of close friends.
kid (informal), ,
All the kids in my class could read.
munchkin (informal, mainly US), ,
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in the sense of adolescent
an adolescent personAdolescents are happiest with small groups of close friends.
in the sense of inconsequential
unimportant or insignificanta reminder of how inconsequential their lives were
Video: pronunciation of 'minor'
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